Geneva International Model of United Nations: Bilingualism and its benefits

Who is GIMUN?

GIMUNGIMUN is an accredited NGO by the United Nations fully managed by students and has a special consultative status by the Economic and Social Council committee. GIMUN is part of JUNES (the Swiss UN Youth Association) who is one of the founding members of UNYANET. Each year we have the chance to welcome to Geneva, in our different activities, around 500 students from all across the world. Our main event is the Annual Conference where we try to bring students closer to the diplomatic and political world. We seek to promote the UN values in order to achieve a greater peace. During the different events, the participants learn how essential negotiation and collaboration are, and their key-role for development. “Bringing students closer to the United Nations” Continue reading

UNYSA Austria – Vienna+20

Vienna+20 is a simulation of the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development and will be held at the United Nations Office at Vienna from 10 to 11 May 2012.

The Vienna+20 simulation is organized by the United Nations Youth and Student Association of Austria – Academic Forum for Foreign Affairs (UNYSA-AUSTRIA-AFA) as part of a global initiative called MyCity+20. The aim of this initiative is to bring the issues of the forthcoming Rio+20 conference of the UN to young people in different cities around the world.

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